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Citizen Group Files Lawsuit To Stop SWLRT Plans

The Southwest Corridor Light Rail project has another obstacle to overcome after a group filed a lawsuit to stop it. Lakes and Parks Alliance, a grassroots citizen group, claims the project violates state and federal law since the latest design was approved before the environmental impact study was complete.

09/08/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Natalie Nyhus Discovers Grant

All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. On Thursday, Natalie Nyhus headed east. Though she said she’s originally from the eastern suburbs, she had never heard of Grant before.

05/15/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Mike A. Visits Inver Grove Heights

All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. For Wednesday, Mike Augustyniak touched down in Inver Grove Heights, which is about 30 minutes southeast of Minneapolis, in Dakota County.

05/14/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Jamie Checks Out Eden Prairie

All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. For Tuesday, the focus is 11 miles from downtown Minneapolis in the southwest ‘burb of Eden Prairie.

05/13/2014

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Morning Team Headed Back To Suburbs For Round 2

This week, the WCCO Morning Show team will be taking a trip to the suburbs. That’s because they are bringing back the Suburban Spotlight. Back in February, everyone took turns throwing darts at a map to decide which suburb to pay a visit.

05/05/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Jamie Visits Brooklyn Park

All week long, the WCCO Morning Show team is putting the suburbs in the spotlight. Jamie Yuccas’ dart landed on Brooklyn Park, which is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in northwestern Hennepin County.

02/26/2014

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Homes Selling Quickly In Minn. Housing Hotspots

Maybe you’ve heard this story on your block. Your neighbor puts their home up for sale and it’s sold — in two hours. According to a Twin Cities real estate research firm, this is happening all along the metro.

06/11/2013

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Growth Of Suburban MN Poverty Among Highest In Nation

Twin Cities suburbs feature plenty of spacious homes and luxury cars, but they’re also seeing a big increase in poverty. In fact, a new study says the growth in the poverty rate for the Twin Cities suburbs is among the highest in the nation.

05/20/2013

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Eden Prairie Named 3rd Best Place To Live

Five Twin Cities suburbs were named among the best places to live in America, according to Money Magazine. Eden Prairie earned the highest ranking among Minnesota cities.

08/20/2012

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Minn.’s Paulsen Wins GOP Primary In Reelection Bid

Rep. Erik Paulsen has won his primary as he tries for a third term in Congress representing the Twin Cities’ western suburbs.

08/14/2012

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Circle Pines On List Of Best Suburbs In U.S.

If you live in Circle Pines, Minn., consider yourself living in one of the best suburbs in the country.

09/08/2011

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Minn. Council Extends Emergency For Tornadoes

Some state rules remain lifted to help north Minneapolis disaster relief after a state panel extended an emergency for a deadly tornado touchdown.

05/27/2011

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Suburbia’s Growing Homelessness Problem

Homelessness is not just an urban problem, as some Twin Cities suburban counties report a striking surge in the number of people without a place to live.

03/29/2011

More Poor In Twin Cities Suburbs

New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty and unemployment increased significantly in many Twin Cities suburbs last year.

09/29/2010

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